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is the race for the white house already over? what hillary clinton and her campaign are now targeting that morning. obamacare rates are skyrocketing in the next year. how much more the customers have to fork out, and why. a historic world series with the cubs and the indians beginning tonight, and a lot of excitement in the windy city. what both manages for both teams are saying about the all- out extra attention on this series. they are so excited, and you know they are celebrating. >> rightfully so. good morning, and welcome to news channel 8 today.
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>> and i'm melanie michael. right to traffic and weather on the 8s with leigh spann. >> reporter: max defender 8 getting a break as it it looks for rain fall, not finding any. not only is it clear, but it's slighter warmer. and 53 in inverness, and arcadia, 61. when you look at in the 24-hour temperature change, during the afternoon, i expect the high of 83. a degree above the average of 82, and down to 66, just the average overnight. at 5:00 8. i will -- 5:08, i will take you hour-by-hour through the commute. >> nice drive, and look the at skyway bridge. we had construction tieing up left lane northbound. they finished that early, and let's look at the maps here.
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through new port richey, and we ron speed through the palm harbor area, and there's an accident at state road 54 and daiquiri lane. the next president of the united states will be decided two weeks for today. that's creeping up on us. president obama feels so confident with the win, the democrats are now focusing on down ticket ng congress, but republican presidential nominee, donald trump is not giving up, and ryan hughes is live for us in downtown tampa this morning, and tim kaine slammed senator marco rubio yesterday, and the campaign trail is getting heated out there. >> reporter: good morning to you once again. he informs south florida where he repeatedly jabbed marco rubio. he wants the democrats to take over the senate. listen here. >> if someone is unwilling to
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donald trump's campaign, you have to ask if they are the right person to represent you and your values. >> there's never been a political phenomena like right now and we are all part of it. we have to finish it off. get out and vote! >> as you heard, donald trump is not gi in hillary clinton favor. the democrats are focusing on congressional races, hoping to be victorious in november. meanwhile even president barack obama is focusing on house and senate races, hoping the democrats can gain full control of the government in november. back here life, hillary clinton will be back here for an afternoon rally tomorrow, and before that she is in lake
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day here in florida with stops in tallahassee and sanford. a big day ahead for both. >> i can't believe it has crept up us this fast. the obamacare premiums will spike next year for health insurance. the obama administration confirmed the 25% increase for the mid-level benchmark plan and the number of insurers serving drop dramatically from 232 down to 167. administration officials claim subsidies will help soften the blow and stop the sticker shock. signup season starts november 1st. and a hat and shirt on the side of the road to memorialize a tow truck driver 2 weeks ago are now missing.
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this after a procession to honor troy maguire? >> reporter: it's a right, family members placed them there on sunday after the large procession to remember the life of troy maguire, and now they said they are gone. here's video of the memorial we have and the items that are missing. a bright yellow shirt and baseball cross were placed near the spot where he was hit and killed. over the weekend dozens of tow trucks road past the site. family members >> we missed a really good cousin. he was amazing, and he helped the community. he didn't just help the family. he helped the community as a whole being a tow truck driver. >> it's terrible. he gets hit at 4:00 in the morning. that's bad. >> reporter: now this morning we are make calls to the hillsborough county sheriff's office to see if they are investigating the alleged
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family. he leaves behind four children. and now i'm looking at the facebook post and seeing the comments that people are making, and family members said they just want the items back, and they are asking folks to contact them if they know where the items could be, gayle. >> reporter: so sad, and really infuriating. thank you, mary. happening today, more controversy over ride sharing in hillsborough county. we told you about the battle with uber but the question is, are county leaders going with the cab companies? there's a close relationship with the kyle cockerin and the companies. the mayor is encouraging an investigation be done. the transportation committee
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about favoritism. the fdle has been called to investigate. a stinky sewage spill in st. petersburg. the city leaders met on monday to figure out how to prevent a similar disaster in the future. during hurricane hermine millions of gallon flowed into tampa bay it will take millions of dollars to put the plant back online. >> our contracts that e-mail each one of us personally and mail us the report. >> council members said they were never given the detailed
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closing the plant. a rapper was caught on camera kicking a woman in the face. he claims it was self-defense after tree grabbed his leg. the jury is all women, and it's expected the trial will only last a day. members of movement spoke out. shots wither fired through the windshield when he started to movement the shooting, as you may remember, sparked an uproar in the african american community, putting st. pete in the national spotlight. >> i never thought that i would be growing up, and 18 years later, my brother was killed until the street. 40 some people witnessed him being killed, and the officers were still found not guilty.
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still with the department today. it's tuesday morning, and leigh is promising another beautiful day. i did not take a nap. i took advantage of the outdoors yesterday. >> that's what i told you to do power through, and i got out and took a nice run in the afternoon. yes, it it's warm, but it's still comfortable with the low humidity. 63 at 8:00, and already to 70 at 10:00 a.m. 80 at 2:00, and then the afternoon high of 83, and no temperatures are close to average. mid-80s each afternoon, and not much rain, and i mean by the end of the week e10% rains than. -- end of the weekend. 10% rain chance. 10% thursday, friday, and saturday. leslee has your tuesday morning commute. >> great drive across the bay area bridges.
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remaining at the southbound side this is the accident listed here. state road 54 and daiquiri lane was reportedly tieing up the lanes. state road 54 looking good through the area. let's look at the skyway bridge, and before i was showing you northbound, and i said there was probably activity on the southbound side. we have the right lane taken away now, headed south before the hump. no delays, and you can get by with just be aware as you move across. that's weather and traffic, is back to melanie and gayle. heroin is taking its toll on the bay area especially manatee county. senator rubio sat down with other leaders at a heroin epidemic round table.
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to 40 overdoses a day. >> rubio tells us he plans to push for funding in washington to fight the heroin epidemic. the 2016 heart walk is right around the corner, and news channel 8 is committed to raising $100,000, but woe knead your help. fuccalo kia is generously donating a dollar dollar raised, so you're really donating 2. you and i were out there with the gang. >> we were like, we are going to brunch! the world series is all the buzz right now. >> and everyone is so excited. it's neat to see it coming up, cups fans thinking of going to wrigley field for a game. wait until you hear how much a ticket will cost you. a known profit organization in pinellas county is helping people heal with horses.
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behind shadow serenity and the work it has done. you're watching news channel 8
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as a federal prosecutor, i've spent my career prosecuting criminals and fighting for the rights of victims. i want to make the state attorney's office a model for criminal justice. i'll prioritize violent crime and be tough on murderers, gangs, and anyone who commits domestic abuse or sexual assault. and i'll make the system fair by working with police to wear body cameras and using dna to put criminals behind bars, warren.
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the cleveland indian verses the? >> the chicago cubs. the indians have been titlists since 1948, but the cubs longer than that. the rays' fans remember the strategy well when madden led them to the 2008 world series, and the indians' coach has he was with the red sox. >> i know it's a really cool thing for fans to talk about and stuff, and it really doesn't enter into what we are doing. it's so hard to win any way. >> we have a tremendous amount of history. you can go into the room, and
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lot of the war i don't think. >> the average price for a ticket to tonight's game, one in cleveland is $3,900, and then to get a ticket to wrigley field, fans are paying on average, average, $7,200 per ticket. >> a stadium full of rich people. some victims of hurricane matthew are just now getting back in their homes the streets are lined up with torn up furniture, ripped out carpet, and trash. one resident says he was just able to move out the furniture since the water finally receded from around his house. >> bad things are going to grow if you can't get the water out as soon as you can, and of course we will probably have to get one of the commercial crews to come in here to finish the strip and get the trim off in
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folks. you can see there's obviously water lines in the homes inside of where the water reached. an security scare at the richmond airport. they found what was a suicide vest. the man told officials the playing game. one nonprofit in pinellas county is using the healing power of horses to help people dealing with everything from ptsd to cancer. >> i have been looking forward to this story for so long. mary has the story of how the
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just one horse. >> reporter: mission of shadow serenity started by accident. shadow's owner had cancer. >> he would always put his muzzle right here. >> reporter: newman lost the fight against cancer earlier this year, but her mission offers on. they offer free horsemanship to anyone with loss, trauma, or illness. >> it works for me every day. best friend. so, you know, they help me every day. >> looking good toe. >> reporter: it helped darlene avaroe as well. she found noah after her grandson suffered a brain injury. >> i was able to talk to him like i have not been able to talk to anyone else.
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>> reporter: horses can not talk back, and they are not able to judge. perhaps that's why they are such incredible healers, providing comfort and serenity in the stables. >> it's so beautiful. shadow serenity does accept donation. if you would like to check out the nonprofit, all they ask is you call ahead to make an appointment. now over to leigh, wasn't that beautiful? >> my aunt has a bunch of horses, and they gentle giants. i love it. max defender 8, no surprise with the blue skies, and clear conditions, and no rain fall with the radar. it's really a pleasant start to the day. look how fast it warms up, and 76 degrees at lunchtime, and then 83 by the afternoon, and feeling quite mild, sunny, and the slight chill in the air this morning, not as cool as yesterday. 53 in brooksville, and 62 in bartow, and i checked with my
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bradenton, and she's on the porch. pleasantly cool. that's lead together sunshine, and our winds are coming out of the northeast, and you will feel the breeze like yesterday. close to average temperature in the afternoon, and as we get more of an east wind as opposed to a northeast wind, the humidity will slowly creep up. >> reporter: looking at the roadways right now, and we have a very good drive the sun coast area, and manatee county, we are up to speed as well in sarasota, and down in venice, everything is looking good, and the trail here also up to speed in sarasota county. this accident, we had it earlier in the lutes area around state road 54 near u.s. 41, andst off to the shoulder. u.s. 19, great drive here, and
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a cubs' indian's world series is not the only piece of baseball nostalgia this morning.
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dreams was filmed. thousands of people visit the set each year, but the house has always been offlimits until now. the home has been restored to look just like it did in the movie. >> we are so thrilled to be able to now open the house for the very first time in the history of the field of dreams movie site to the public. >> we reset the kitchen so it looks like it is in the movie that stove is in the movie and functions as the stove for e i'm a huge baseball fan. i have always wanted to come here. >> by the way, the tours of the home are set to begin on november 1st. >> you know what they say f you build it, they will come. >> they are showing up. coming up why jared fogel's ex-wife is suing subway. outrage as the veterans are forced to pay for the government's mistake. they have to fork over money for serving our country.
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beautiful downtown tampa. a few folks on the road for what is clear skies and crisp conditions. it's beautiful out there. weather and traffic on the 8s in just 3 minutes. closed captioning brought to you by: robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing donald trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure don't want my daughters hearing it. i want my girls to grow up
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5:28 on this tuesday morning. as you stop, really comfortable when they come home from school. 83degrees, and not many clouds, and 83, that's actually one degree above the average at 82, and the rest of the week, even warmer, 86 tomorrow, and then 85 on thursday, friday, and saturday, more on the rain chances coming up. leslee, how is traffic on the 8s? this is 275, and during rush hour, stacked and packed, but
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let's look at lutes. reports the action is lingering here, but no delays, and meanwhile, great drive on i-75 in and out of pasco county and hernando county. as a federal prosecutor, i've spent my career prosecuting criminals and fighting for the rights of victims. i want to make the state attorney's office a model for criminal justice. i'll prioritize violent crime and be tough on murderers, gangs, and anyone who commits domestic abuse or sexual assault. and i'll make the system fair
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not innocent people. i'm andrew warren. as state attorney, i'll make our county safer for our families. . hillary clinton already looking past the presidency to a new target? clinton will come to pam to tomorrow. we will tell you why donald priority. more heart ache for the family that is already hurting. what happened to the memorial set up to honor a tow truck driver killed by a drunk driver? and what the state is requiring mosaic to do to keep the toxic runoff out of the florida water supply. i'm gayle guyardo. >> and i'm melanie michael.


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